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100 years ago The Ritzville Journal-Times Jan. 20, 1921 GOVERNMENT URGES HABIT OF THRIFT Today is Benjamin Franklin’s birthday. It also marks the beginning nationally of Thrift... — Updated 1/21/2021


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

December 18 Suspicious 911 – 2100 block West Clyde Lane Othello Dispatch advised of multiple 911 hang-ups near the location with a female asking for help during one call with no address given. Deputies responded and spoke with... — Updated 1/7/2021


2020 Year End Review

January Ritzville woman killed in wrong-way crash By Brandon Cline Two people were killed and five more injured in a wrong-way crash about eight miles south of Lind on State Route... — Updated 1/7/2021

 By The Journal    News

Head-on collision on Christmas day

KITTITAS – An Othello man was taken to a Yakima hospital following a head-on crash on Interstate 90 on Christmas day. Joaquin V. Garcia, 37, was taken to the hospital after the 7:16 p.m. crash near the Thorp Road exit, the... — Updated 12/30/2020 Full story

 By Katie Teachout    News

City council adopts 2021 budget

RITZVILLE – Council members adopted a $9,808,180 budget for 2021 at their Dec. 1 meeting. Mayor Gary Cook said the 2020 budget year presented challenges with the governor’s shutdown beginning in March, leaving the city with an... — Updated 12/10/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Two-vehicle collision on icy roads

RITZVILLE – Three people were involved in a two-vehicle collision Nov. 25, on the icy surface of westbound I-90 eight miles east of Rtizville. Dyllin Hoisington and Jayden... — Updated 12/3/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Two-vehicle collision on icy roads

RITZVILLE - Three people were involved in a two-vehicle collision this morning, Nov. 25, on the icy surface of westbound I-90 eight miles east of Rtizville. Dyllin Hoisington and... — Updated 11/25/2020

 By The Journal    News

Semi rolls over on I-90 ramp at Schoessler Road

RITZVILLE – A semi truck with a 20-foot container rolled over in a non injury collision as it was entering I-90 Westbound at Schoessler Road late Wednesday morning, Nov. 18.... — Updated 11/25/2020


Adams County Sheriff's Office Report

October 23 Malicious Mischief - 2200 block West Shelly Road Othello Deputies observed a detached garage vandalized with gang related graffiti. Juvenile was arrested for Malicious Mischief and Trespass 2nd. Domestic - 2200 block... — Updated 11/5/2020


Gatorade crash

SPRAGUE - A tractor-trailer carrying a load of Gatorade was involved in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 about a mile southwest of Sprague before 7:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 28.... — Updated 10/7/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Duststorm causes crashes, prompts closures

RITZVILLE - A duststorm that began just before noon caused multiple crashes, prompting area road closures through early evening hours Monday, Sept. 7. Washington State Patrol Sgt.... — Updated 9/11/2020


Overnight closures coming to I-90 at SR 902/Medical Lake interchange

MEDICAL LAKE/FOUR LAKES -- Washington State Department of Transportation is alerting travelers using both directions of Interstate 90 near Exit 272 to be aware of overnight closures next week as work continues on the Medical... — Updated 7/20/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Sprague cannabis store under ownership

SPRAGUE - Dan and Trisha Nelson opened Sapphire Cannabis on May 2, taking over where 2020 Solutions had been the previous three years. Dan Nelson, owner of Nelson Construction out o... — Updated 7/13/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Two killed in crashes over July 4 weekend

SPOKANE — Two people were killed in single-vehicle crashes over the July 4 weekend near Spokane. Eugene R. Myers, 56, of Elk, was killed Friday, July 3, when the motorcycle he was... — Updated 7/10/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Investigation: Driver fell asleep at the wheel

RITZVILLE - Jeremy M. Gleese of Post Falls, Idaho, was taken to East Adams Rural Healthcare after his car overturned 1 mile south of town around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Gleese,... — Updated 5/22/2020


Two dead in head-on crash on I-90 east of Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — Two people were killed in a head-on crash in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90, about four miles east of the city about 2:37 p.m. Monday, May 18. Robert J. Miller, 59, of Auburn, and Emanuel G. Schaible, 87, of... — Updated 5/22/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Duststorm a factor in I-90 crash

RITZVILLE — Charges are pending against a Moses Lake man following a multiple-car collision Saturday afternoon on Interstate 90. The crash, attributed to a large duststorm,... — Updated 4/16/2020

 By Katie Teachout    News

Alleged drunken, wrong-way driver causes four-car pileup

MOSES LAKE – An alleged drunken, wrong-way driver caused a four-vehicle pileup on Interstate 90 on Thursday, April 2. Christopher L. Mainard, 26, of Snohomish, was intoxicated at... — Updated 4/9/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Plowing halted on scenic passes

MAZAMA — Eastern Washington residents wanting to use highways through scenic mountain passes to get to the Puget Sound area or Pacific Ocean are going to have to wait. On... — Updated 3/27/2020

 By The Journal    News

State Patrol looking for hit and run driver

SIDESWIPED: A Washington State Patrol vehicle was damaged Friday night along Interstate 90 when it was sideswiped by a tractor-trailer. Trooper Jason P. Aebischer was inside the... — Updated 3/18/2020

 By Roger Harnack    News

Coronavirus quarantine site opening in Snoqualmie Pass

SNOQUALMIE PASS — In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy off Interstate 90 has been designated as a quarantine site for... — Updated 2/5/2020

 By Don C. Brunell    Opinion

Column: Bridges shouldn't have to sink to be replaced

Bridges shouldn’t have to sink to be replaced. However, at times that’s what it takes. Too often new projects succumb to years of fighting among interest groups and endless... — Updated 12/19/2019


State patrol to conduct emphasis patrols beginning on Nov. 21

The Washington State Patrol announced on Nov. 19 that it will be conducting emphasis patrols beginning today, Nov. 21. The patrols will run through Dec. 1 as Washington State University students travel across the state for the... — Updated 11/21/2019

 By Staff report    News

Interstate 90 westbound near Ritzville to close for two 36-hour periods in coming weeks

RITZVILLE – Westbound Interstate 90 will close for two, 36-hour windows in the coming weeks for an overpass demolition and replacement. According to the state Department of Transportation, the closures are planned for: 6 p.m.... — Updated 9/26/2019

 By Brandon Cline    News

Infrastructure the focus at Ritzville City Council meeting

A fairly brief Ritzville City Council meeting on June 11 turned attention away from the ongoing process for the proposed memory care center and nuisance ordinance ‘show cause’ hearings, and toward infrastructure developments... — Updated 6/12/2019


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